Raising Lambs

Raising Lambs

A Chapter by Dave Brown
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Mary, always a city dweller

Had seen a recent lamb documentary

Thinking she would buy a wee one

Along with a farm in Glengarry

 

As a real estate agent

She was aware of an exceptional buy

And with warm, fuzzy expectations

Thought she’d give lamb rearing a try

 

Things went very well until

It got stuck in the electric fence

Which happened again and again

Because sheep are exceptionally dense

 

Fortunately, her neighbor came over

A big handsome guy named Hugh

Thoughtfully assisting distraught Mary’s

Sweet lamb concerns to go adieu  

 

She has since considered selling the farm

To relocate slightly elsewhere in Glengarry

Promoting a warm, fuzzy relationship with Hugh

Which would make for a much happier Mary

 

Until she by accident discovered

He had brutally slaughtered her lamb

Causing dear Mary enough of a shock

To shattered an electrocardiogram

 

Hugh has since remained with Mary

Although it seems he can never be found

But Mary has kept him all warm and fuzzy

Buried with her dear lamb, underground

 

 



© 2021 Dave Brown


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And the moral of your story: Don't mess with Mary's lambs unless you are ready for the fuzzy underground. I swear this must be the sixteenth poem I've read of yours about Mary & her lambs. I think she's tried out a wide variety of pets under your expansive imagination. But still, I'm starting to think you must have a "thing" for Mary & her giblets. Surely you don't want to end up in the fuzzy underground?!??! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 2 Months Ago


Dave Brown

2 Months Ago

Yah, I guess I am getting a bit warm and fuzzy but possibly you haven't met her
She took the .. read more
barleygirl

2 Months Ago

Your touchés seem to have taken a bloody gouging turn . . . despite this lamb ribbing . . . I've be.. read more
This is good. I'd hate to get on Mary's bad side.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Dave Brown

2 Months Ago

she looks sweet..........but...............!

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